An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with memory and thinking problems, according to new published research.
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Genetic marker promises to avert severe side effects for African Americans taking blood thinner.

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Researchers at UAB measure an increase in grey matter in the brains of children with cerebral palsy after treatment with CI therapy.

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A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.

UAB investigators have found a new pathway that contributes to an often fatal lung disease with no cure and no effective treatments, and possibly a way to shut that pathway down.

UAB treated the first patient in the nation in an experimental lung reduction procedure for emphysema.

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Repeat midurethral sling surgery can improve quality of life in women with recurrent stress urinary incontinence who have already undergone the procedure.

Investigators have developed a new imaging method to enhance research into new treatments.

UAB’s Pamboukian led committee and helped write first comprehensive care guidelines for patients.
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New study suggests reason for failure of promising therapy for acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Honor for VIVO Biosciences from The Scientist magazine highlights UAB’s patent-to-market success.

Grant to develop new interprofessional practice model for health-care delivery also expands health-care options for medically underserved.
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Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

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Researchers at UAB have performed the first U.S. trial of a foam sealant injected into the lungs.

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NEJM study shows aspirin has the potential to block tumor growth in certain colorectal cancer patients.
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Multi-million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health will propel research in energetics, aging and health disparities.

Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., was among the authors of the article in Nature Medicine.

A therapy created at UAB for adults is adapted to help a young boy with hemiparesis learn to ride a bike and more.

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New materials and new techniques have led to a surge in hip replacements, both for seniors and for active weekend warriors.

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